SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
January 25, 2018
Date of Report: (Date of earliest event reported)
ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER & CO.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
2850 W. Golf Road, Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008-4050, (630) 773-3800
(Address, including zip code and telephone number, including area code, of registrants principal executive offices)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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|Item 2.02.||Results of Operations and Financial Condition|
On January 25, 2018, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (the Company) issued a press release setting forth the companys financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2017 (the Earnings Release). A copy of the companys press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure|
In connection with the filing of the Earnings Release, the Company made materials entitled Supplemental Quarterly Data and CFO Commentary available through the investor relations page of its website. The CFO Commentary includes certain estimates relating to 2018 results.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.|
|Date: January 25, 2018||By:|
|Douglas K. Howell|
|Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|